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School Law and the Public Schools: A Practical Guide for Educational Leaders, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Nathan L. Essex

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 3, 2011

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An essential guide for educators and policy makers at all levels, this book is practical, easy to read, and contains relevant information on historical and contemporary legal issues affecting the organization and administration of schools in the United States.

 

Here in one practical, easy to read guide is vital information on historical and contemporary legal issues affecting the organization and administration of schools in America. School safety; cyberbullying; copyright law and use of media; Response to Intervention (RtI); isolation and restraining laws involving students with disabilities; landmark cases involving equal pay, strip searches, and freedom of expression; the ADA Amendments Act of 2008; liability insurance for teachers and administrators; truancy and school vouchers–virtually every topic of concern to today’s educators is covered in an organization and style that is accessible to even those with little or no knowledge of the legal issues affecting public schools.

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CONTENTS

 

Preface

Chapter 1 Legal Framework Affecting Public Schools

Chapter 2 Religion and the Public Schools

Chapter 3 Student Rights and Restrictions

Chapter 4 National Security and School Safety

Chapter 5 Individuals with Disabilities

Chapter 6 School Personnel and School District Liability

Chapter 7 Liability and Student Records

Chapter 8 Teacher Freedoms

Chapter 9 Discrimination in Employment

Chapter 10 Recruitment, Tenure, Dismissal, and Due Process

Chapter 11 The Instructional Program and School Attendance

Chapter 12 School Desegregation

Chapter 13 Public School Finance

Chapter 14 The Constitution of the United States of America

Glossary

Index

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School Law and the Public Schools: A Practical Guide for Educational Leaders, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition
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$56.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-707289-7